Surprisingly Simple

Alphabet Magnet Boards for the win over here. What surprisingly simple toy keeps your kids engaged for more time than you ever thought it would? #Simplify #Simplicity #Toys #LearningToys #Alphabet #Homeschool #UrbanHomeschool #ParentingTips

Little Birdwatchers: A Nature Basket for Kids

Caught evidence of a little birdwatcher while tidying up yesterday afternoon. For years we’ve kept a “nature basket” (a “nature capsule”) easily accessible to any child (or adult!) who wants to observe, learn or sketch about nature. It holds a small assortment of field guides purchased used (birds, mammals, trees and rocks & minerals); someContinue reading “Little Birdwatchers: A Nature Basket for Kids”

Hands On Science

This is a favorite book in our home—for the kids, and for me. All the experiments use materials that we usually already have on hand, and there’s very little adult help required. It’s been great for my kids who love science to have something they can pull out whenever the urge to experiment strikes. AndContinue reading “Hands On Science”

Easy Election Resources for Kids

Pausing our regular routines to talk about the electoral process today! Here’s a link to YouTube to see a handful of simple, kid friendly videos our family is watching. Each one is between 2-7 minutes long. Watch one or watch them all! My littles particularly loved the first video, a reading of the book: “TheContinue reading “Easy Election Resources for Kids”